Archive for December, 2011

Here’s what arrived this week from Farmers’ Fresh:

Carrots and cabbage

Asian turnips and pretty radishes

So I now have a root cellar (aka a plastic bag in my crisper)


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Here’s everything all together from last week’s CSA delivery:

  • Italian parsley
  • eggs
  • delicious apples!
  • potatoes
  • coffee
  • Bordeaux spinach
  • pumpkin
  • arugula
  • butternut squash soup with topping
  • field lettuce
  • fava beans!
  • broccoli

The apples are so sweet! Who needs Christmas candy with these around? (more…)

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Last month I made some beef stock from bones ordered from Farmers Fresh. It’s been my most successful stock experience to date. I think the secret is putting the cooling stock in the fridge over night so that it’s really easy to skim the fat.

I used a beef stock recipe from simplyrecipes.com.

In addition to the bones and some chopped onions and carrot, there were these ingredients .

thyme, carrot peelings, onion bits, bay leaves, garlic, and par-cel

The bones were rubbed with olive oil and put in the over to roast along with the onions and a carrot.

Here’s what they looked like after the roasting. (more…)

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Here’s what arrived in last week’s box:

Swiss chard!

a very photogenic vegetable


Winter veggies!

carrots, kohlrabi, and cauliflower


Tomatoes, lettuce, and garlic (more…)

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